Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Cybersecurity – Interview With Nadja El Fertasi | ADCG Podcast: Ep. 55

Association for Data and Cyber Governance
34 minute listen | November.10.2021

This week’s episode focuses on the implementation of the human factor in cybersecurity.  The discussion explores how building emotional firewalls helps to minimize the pain of ransomware attacks by enabling people to overcome the impulse of fear and make decisions based on reason.

Nadja El Fertasi, CEO of Thrive With EQ, had a 20-year career with NATO and served as the co-chair of the Transatlantic Steering Committee for Disruptive Dilemmas: Cyber Crisis Simulation Exercise.



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The Association for Data and Cyber Governance presents a podcast series that explores informed points of view – both pro and con – on the need to develop national privacy legislation. Hosts Jerry Buckley, a founding partner of Buckley LLP, and Jody Westby, a prominent data security consultant, interview some of the nation’s key privacy professionals as they sort through the policy decisions that Congress will have to address as it considers how the use of data will be regulated in the United States.



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